About Us

Sheengate Publishing was established in 1998 with the launch of the Richmond Magazine. We are now Surrey’s largest independent publisher of local lifestyle and property magazines with eleven titles covering six of the UK’s top 10 richest boroughs.

We also undertake contract publishing work, leaflet distribution and event management.

The Team

Alex Whitney – Managing Director

Alex Whitney – Managing Director

alex@sheengate.co.uk

Alex started his career at the vanguard local magazines in Central and West London and worked his way up in sales before going on to launch titles of his own. He is one of the founding partners of Sheengate Publishing and is responsible for the commercial management of the publications.

Con Crowley – Publisher

Con Crowley – Publisher

con@sheengate.co.uk

A journalist by profession Con has extensive experience of local media and property. He helped launch The Guardian free newspaper group in the late 1970s and went on to launch and edit magazines and local newspapers for other publishers before starting out on his own. He is one of the founding partners of Sheengate Publishing and oversees all the editorial and creative functions for the publications and websites.

Stewart Turner - Group Sales Manager

Stewart Turner - Group Sales Manager

stewart@sheengate.co.uk

Stewart came to Sheengate Publishing in 2011 after a lengthy stint in the events industry. Having successfully overseen the logistics of distribution for the magazines, he went on to supervise the rebranding of the company and the launch of its various websites.

Most recently, Stewart was appointed Group Sales Manager, overseeing the Sheengate Sales Team across all 11 of its titles.

Françoise Klein – Group Production Manager

Françoise Klein – Group Production Manager

francoise@sheengate.co.uk

Joining the team in 2001 Françoise’ design experience and creative flair has made a huge impact in the magazines. Now overseeing the production and design for each of Sheengate’s titles.

Richard Nye – Editorial Consultant

Richard Nye – Editorial Consultant

richard@sheengate.co.uk

The longest-serving member of the editorial team, Richard Nye has worked as a feature writer and sub-editor on every Sheengate title and was Editor of The Richmond Magazine until 2014. He currently works as an Editorial Consultant across all of our titles. Educated at King’s College School, Wimbledon and Christ Church, Oxford, he is also a freelance writer and is the author of the travel book Railblazing.

 

Fiona Adams - Richmond & Barnes Editor

Fiona Adams - Richmond & Barnes Editor

fiona.adams@sheengate.co.uk

Fiona began her career in Fleet Street at Robert Maxwell’s European Newspaper, where she worked all desks, from sport to features to learn the trade. After seven years at the paper she moved to the BBC where she was employed on a freelance basis for a number of flagship consumer titles, including BBC Music, Radio Times and Gardens Illustrated. Fiona has also spent time at Handeslblatt/Wall Street Journal where she was deputy editor on a daily financial news sheet and at Kew Gardens as chief sub-editor of its magazine, and as editor of Vista, its in-house newspaper. She joined Sheengate Publishing in 2010 and has previously edited the Guildford, Elmbridge and Windsor & Ascot titles. She lives in Teddington and supports Richmond Rugby Club.

Rosanna Greenstreet - Elmbridge & Kingston Editor

Rosanna Greenstreet - Elmbridge & Kingston Editor

editelm@sheengate.co.uk

Rosanna is an established national newspaper and magazine journalist who joined Sheengate Publishing in 2013. For over twenty years she has specialised in celebrity interviews, property and human interest. In 1997 she wrote “My Body My Enemy”, the life story of recovered anorexic Claire Beeken, which is now an ebook and has multiple translations. She continues to write regularly for the Weekend Guardian Magazine, Family Guardian and The Mail on Sunday’s You Magazine. 

Kellie Grant - HR & Accounting Manager

Kellie Grant - HR & Accounting Manager

kellie@sheengate.co.uk

Kellie came to Sheengate Publishing in 2007 as the Accounting Manager. Her blue chip background and wealth of experience have enabled her to evolve the Accounting, HR and Office Services activities of Sheengate, successfully supporting the growth of the business.